Patna to Become Asia's First Dolphin Research Centre

Patna to Host Asia's First Dolphin Research Centre

India's Bihar state is planning to set up Asia's first Research Centre dedicated to aquatic mammals in Patna. The project mainly aims at strengthening conservation efforts to save the endangered mammal. Apr 16, 2012
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William Boyd To Pen New Bond Thriller

Famous British novelist William Boyd will bring back the never say die agent 007, James Bond, in action once again. Boyd has been invited to write the new Bond novel by Fleming's Estate, which will hit the stands during the 60th anniversary of the first Bond series "Casino Royale" in autumn 2013, reports the Daily Star. Apr 15, 2012
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Taliban Attack Pakistani Jail, Free 400 Prisoners

In a major security blow to Pakistani authorities, about 400 prisoners, including suspected militants, escaped when as many as 150 heavily armed Taliban militants attacked a jail in northwest Pakistan on Sunday. Apr 15, 2012
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Top Five Secret Love Marriages In Bollywood

It seems that love and secret marriage in Bollywood have a long history. The most recent such type of marriage is that of actress Celina Jaitley and businessman Peter Hagg. Apr 15, 2012
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Will Odisha Govt Release Dreaded Maoist to Free BJD MLA?

With attempts to free the abducted Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Jhina Hikaka proving futile, speculations are doing the rounds that the Odisha government might consider releasing dreaded Maoist Chenda Bhushanam alias Ghasi to secure the release of the MLA. Apr 14, 2012
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SC Upholds Right To Education Act; 25 Percent Reservation For Poor Children

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the cabinet's decision in implementing the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act 2009 as it directed all the schools including those owned by private organisations to provide 25 percent of free seats for the kids hailing from socially and economically backward classes. Apr 14, 2012